One of New York City´s most prominent physical therapists, Luke practices a “hands-on” approach combining his advanced manual skills, trigger point therapy and myofascial release with neuromuscular/exercise re-education. Luke has a strong belief that education is fundamental in optimizing patient recovery and performance. He teaches advanced skills courses in Manual Therapy as well pain science education in the US as well as internationally.
As an avid athlete, Luke is at the cutting-edge of helping fellow athletes return to their sport after injury. He has extensive experience in the management of acute and chronic sports injuries and has completed marathons and been part of the medical team for marathons and triathlons around the country. Luke is also affiliated with professional football and triathlon teams. He treats professional and Olympic athletes as well as touring performing arts/dance company members. He currently serves as a consultant with the NBA Players Association as well as European soccer professional teams.
Since graduating with honors from the University of Melbourne, Luke has attained the Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy. Luke also has training in McKenzie Method mechanical diagnosis and therapy, McConnell knee and shoulder treatment and advanced taping techniques. Luke Bongiorno is the co-founder of NY Sports Medicine which was later acquired by Orthology. He is currently involved in clinical research focused on injury management and is developing guidelines for injury prevention in sports medicine and in the workplace.
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Please dress in casual comfortable clothing. Part of this course will be hands-on.
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While there are no prerequisites for this course, attendance at an Explain Pain course would certainly assist as would pre-reading The Sensitive Nervous System and study of the information and resources provided at gradedmotorimagery.com.
The closet airport (about 20 minutes from the hospital) is the Gerald R. Ford International Airport located at 5500 44th St. SE, Grand Rapid, MI 49512. www.flygrandrapids.org